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Re: friggin' binaries

At 4:24 PM -0600 on 11/17/97, Luis Patino wrote:

> > I wish The Shadow Knew how to suppress the 5KB friggin' binary appended
> > to its posts.
I would like to comment on this as well; just recently, I looked through my
attachments folder and found to my great surprise a collection of JPEGs,
signatures, MS word files, and so on.  Guess where all of them came from.
This list.  If I notice any more in the future, expect to be flamed.  JPEGs
and other attachments are not for mail, they are for FTP and web sites.

> as if it were a web page.In fact, in their out-of-box configurations they
>>_only_ send the HTML copy. Behind this mind-numbing, bandwith-wasting
see below,please.

> mailers are sheepishly following suit, after Apple's defeat by Bill G.
To my knowledge, Qualcomm is not owned by Apple and never has been.  Claris
Emailer on the other hand, yes...
Also, to my knowledge, the only thing that happened in the recent deal was
some various technology exchanges and $150 Million.  I should point out
that $150 Million to both companies is like a nickle to you.  It was mostly
symbolic.  Considering that Apple is still releasing OS's(3 MAJOR systems,
7.6, 8, and Rhapsody) and Microsoft polished WinNT slightly...

Before I get all sorts of comments about "no computer stuff here", I would
like to say that the only reason I'm including this info is because I am
_sick_ and _tired_ of people _SPEWING_ about Apple and Microsoft, when they
have _NO_ _IDEA_ what they are talking about.  Most of Apple's PR problems
are related to morons who go around telling others who don't know better
about how Apple this, Apple that, etc.

> Thus, if you run a Window$ based mailer and/or browser like Eudora,
> Internet Explorer, Netscape Communicator 4.0 (or higher version) or any
> Window$ mailer, go to your "Preferences" or "Options" menu, look there for
> "Mail Preferences" and set it to "Text only" - and unset the "HTML"
> option if it's still set! Phil, the qlist, and I will thank you.
I would like to point out that I have both the most recent Eudora 3 "Pro"
and Eudora 4 Macintosh versions.  While there is such an option, this is
_never_ enabled by default.  More like novice users who see "HTML" and
think, hey, Cool!

Again, apologies for the off-topic parts...


Brett Dikeman
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